Period
to 17 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Tester was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Andover during the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Tester
Hampshire > Andover
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 21 19
Rank change year-on-year +5 -2 0
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 1 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Andover 2.08% 12.86% 11.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.27% 13.43% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 5
Andover median daily rate - £470 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +34.29% +27.27%
Hampshire median daily rate £318 £356 £338
% change year-on-year -10.88% +5.56% +6.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Andover median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £18.04 £34.37 £39.37
% change year-on-year -47.51% -12.70% +31.23%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Andover. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Andover
Contract vacancies in Andover with a recognized job title 44 67 97
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.67% 95.71% 98.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 34 51
Andover median daily rate £420 £381 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.16% -2.24% -2.50%
10th Percentile £309 £286 £275
90th Percentile £539 £493 £475
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Andover median hourly rate - - £15.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.50 £21.44 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.97% +7.18% +21.21%

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Andover

Job postings that featured Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Andover.

Job vacancy trend for Tester in Andover

Tester
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Andover

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Tester in Andover.

Contractor daily rate trend for Tester in Andover

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Andover

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Andover region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Software AG
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) webMethods
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) F#

Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Andover by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) PuTTY
1 1 (100.00%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) TestNG
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) API Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) F#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Software AG
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) webMethods